Bile Acids, Fractionated and Total


Sunquest Code:BILEFT  
Epic Code:LAB4385Epic Name:Bile Acids, Fractionated and Total
Synonyms:Bile Salts; ChenodeoxycholicAcid; Cholic Acid; Deoxycholic Acid; Fractionated Bile Acids; Ursodeoxycholic Acid (UDC)
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
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Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-6 days.
Special Instructions:Patient should be fasting a minimum of 8 hours prior to specimen collection.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red or gold (gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92610


Interpretive

Reference Range:

7 y and older

Cholic Acid (CA)

0-1.9 µmol/L

Chenodeoxycholic acid (CDC)

0-3.4 µmol/L

Deoxycholic acid (DCA)

0-2.5 µmol/L

Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDC)

0-1.0 µmol/L

Total

0-7.0 µmol/L

A reference range for patients under 7 years of age has not been established by the reference laboratory.

 



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